Seborrhea shampoo with Salicylic acid (Rx and OTC)
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Seborrhea shampoo with Salicylic acid is an antieptic, keratolytic/keratoplastic shampoo useful in the topical treatment of seborrheic and other dermatologic conditions in of dogs, cats and horses. Seborrhea shampoo with Salicylic acid will give relief from scaling, crusts and dandruff while leaving the skin clean and the coat soft and lustrous. Seborrhea shampoo with Salicylic acid is offered by your veterinarian in several sizes.
WHAT IS THIS PRODUCT?
- Salicylic acid (1%, 2%) - keratolytic, and acts synergistically with sulfur
- May also contain Sulfur 2% (keratolytic and keratoplastic) and/or Miconazole 2% (antifungal)
- Keratoplastic shampoos restore keratinocyte multiplication and keratinisation
- Keratolytic shampoos eliminate the excess corneal layer production
- An antiseptic and antiseborrhea shampoo; used topically
REASONS FOR PRESCRIBING:
- Used to treat scaly, crusty skin with seborrhea, and other conditions where a keratolytic and keratoplastic product might be helpful
Read and carefully follow the directions provided by your veterinarian.
Shake well. Wet your animal’s coat with warm water and apply enough shampoo to make a rich lather. Avoid your pet’s eyes. Massage shampoo into the wet coat and ensure that a good lather is created. Rinse and repeat, allowing the lather to remain on the animal for at least 5-10 minutes. Rinse well with clean water. Initially, the product may be used 2-3 times per week for four weeks, then once weekly, or as directed by your veterinarian.
Follow your veterinarian’s advice on the frequency of product application, as products vary.
Systemic antibiotic treatment may be indicated if the condition does not improve.
The frequency and length of use of this product depends upon the condition being treated and your animal’s response to the medication.
WHAT ANIMALS SHOULD NOT USE THIS PRODUCT?
- Those with dry or sensitive skin
- Animals with a known hypersensitivity or allergy to sulfur, miconazole, salicylic acid or any of the other ingredients
WHAT IF A TREATMENT IS MISSED?
If a treatment is missed, perform it as soon as you can. If it is already time for the next treatment, skip the missed treatment and go back to the normal schedule.
STORAGE AND WARNINGS:
For topical use only on dogs, cats and horses.
Discontinue use if skin becomes irritated or inflamed.
Store at controlled room temperature (59-86°F).
Avoid getting it in your animal's eyes, ears or mucous membranes. If contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with water and consult a veterinarian.
Keep this and all medication out of reach of children and animals. For external animal use only.
Wash hands and exposed skin after use.
POTENTIAL SIDE EFFECTS:
- If redness, irritation or inflammation persists or increases, discontinue use and consult your veterinarian
- If you notice any unusual symptoms, discontinue use and contact your veterinarian
CAN THIS PRODUCT BE USED WITH OTHER DRUGS?
- Yes, but if your animal experiences any unusual reactions when using multiple medications, contact your veterinarian.
WHAT TO TELL/ASK A VETERINARIAN BEFORE USING THIS MEDICATION?Talk to your veterinarian about:
- When will your animal need to be rechecked
- What tests may need to be performed prior to and during treatment with this drug
- What are the risks and benefits of using this product
- If your animal has experienced side-effects on other drugs/products
- If your animal has experienced any other medical problems or allergies now or ever
- All medicines and supplements that you are giving your animal or plan to give your animal, including those you can get without a prescription. Your veterinarian may want to check that all of your animal's medicines can be given together.
WHAT ELSE SHOULD I KNOW?
Notify your veterinarian if your animal's condition does not improve in 7 days or worsens despite this treatment.
As with all prescribed medications, Seborrhea shampoo with Salicylic acid should only be used on the animal for which it was prescribed.
This is just a summary of information about Seborrhea shampoo with Salicylic acid. If you have any questions or concerns about Seborrhea shampoo with Salicylic acid or for the condition it was prescribed, please contact your veterinarian.